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#7120362 - 03/23/18 12:32 AM Snakes.... That time of year.
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Be careful. Went to the lease last week with the kids. Did some exploring safely and my 10 year old daughter spotted a few snakes on a hill which I expected. We were safe. Coords were provided and Black Ops went in this week. My boy almost stepped on one by here last year and me to after filling a feeder. This was one den. We got a ton more I think. Killed two in camp itself just walking around in Sept. 12 rattlers and copperheads trying to cook dinner so still less than 5% of the time...



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#7120427 - 03/23/18 06:52 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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#7120452 - 03/23/18 07:36 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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Snakes don't use calendars and can be out any time it is warm. I have seen copperheads at my place every month of the year.
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#7120527 - 03/23/18 08:39 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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#7120560 - 03/23/18 09:23 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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Yep.. they are getting out and about on he warmer days already. Neighbors dog got bit by a copperhead last week. Almost lost the dog.
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#7120636 - 03/23/18 10:34 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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I see rattlers 12 months of the year but I usually know where they are Nov to Mar. On a south slope facing rock. These were from a single rock. Luckily only had copperheads 2 years ago in the summer. They came out of nowhere in camp.

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#7120672 - 03/23/18 11:11 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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In Texas the snake time of year is 24/7/365....

I won’t kill them.....I like snakes much more than rats and mice....

Besides, if you leave them alone they will leave you alone....
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#7120683 - 03/23/18 11:22 AM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
In Texas the snake time of year is 24/7/365....

I won’t kill them.....I like snakes much more than rats and mice....

Besides, if you leave them alone they will leave you alone....


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#7120731 - 03/23/18 12:32 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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I don't kill them either...........

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#7120764 - 03/23/18 01:10 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: snake oil]
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Originally Posted By: snake oil
I don't kill them either...........


Yep

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#7120784 - 03/23/18 01:33 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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only if they are around the the house, used to not even then, but to old and crippled up to catch & release.
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#7120796 - 03/23/18 01:38 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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Venomous around house, barn, shop and pond get killed, especially a-hole cottonmouths. Non-venomous get a pass.
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#7120821 - 03/23/18 02:02 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Venomous around house, barn, shop and pond get killed, especially a-hole cottonmouths. Non-venomous get a pass.


Cottonmouths are the yellow jackets of the snake world. They should be eradicated with utmost vigor.

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#7120874 - 03/23/18 03:05 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Choctaw]
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Originally Posted By: Choctaw
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Venomous around house, barn, shop and pond get killed, especially a-hole cottonmouths. Non-venomous get a pass.
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Cottonmouths are the yellow jackets of the snake world. They should be eradicated with utmost vigor.
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#7120912 - 03/23/18 03:37 PM Re: Snakes.... That time of year. [Re: Txduckman]
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No thank you.

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